Pony Club

PCAQ Competition Rules
PCAQ Calendar of Competitions

Mt Gravatt District Horse & Pony Club Programs & Draws

In pony club, riders of all ages are able to compete in a variety of disciplines including:

At all club and zone competitions (excluding the cross country phase of one day events), full club formal uniform must be worn.

The Mt Gravatt formal uniform consists of:

  • Mitchell Blue long sleeved shirt
  • White tie
  • Club Badge
  • Cream/beige jodhpurs or Stockmans pants
  • Approved polished black or brown top boots, jodhpur boots or jodhpur boots and leather gaiters (Roper boots not allowed).
  • Approved black or white helmet.
  • White Mt Gravatt saddle blanket.

The formal uniform can be purchased from the Clubhouse on Muster Days.

At the PCAQ State Championships, Zone uniform (Zone 1) is generally worn, please contact Margie Davidson (Zone 1 secretary)

For a breakdown of all the pony club rules for competing, Click Here

To nominate for competitions, firstly check the PCAQ Calendar of Competitions, Current Programs & Draws or your email for competition dates/programs which have been emailed from the club secretary. When you have a competition in mind, and have read the program and know what class you wish to enter (for your age/ability group), email the club nominations secretary with either the nomination form attached to the draw, or provide details of:
Class number (from program)
Riders name
Horses name
Club
PCAQ number
Performance Card number (if official)
PIC (Property Identification Code) number – Click Here
Total Cost
Where relevent – whether riding HC or Senior including Height Class, and if a team is entering.
Email your nomination to the club nominations secretary

Per PCAQ Recommendations you will be required to have a signed & completed Horse Declaration Form to hand in to the Event Organisers on the Day of Competition to receive your Back number’s etc.¬†For a copy of the Horse Declaration Form please Horse Health Declaration (Revised July 2016)

Please note the new Biosecurity requirement to maintain a record of all Horse Movements which came into effect on July 1st 2016. For information on the current legislation please Click Here.

For an app to assist with recording of your Horse Movements on your Phone (Android or iphone) please Click Here for Android 

Or Click Here for iphone

To compete at the PCAQ State Championships, you must have a PCAQ Proficiency ‘C’ Certificate if 13yrs & over; or D Certificate if 12 & Under, appropriate qualifying performances, and if 13-26 – have a current official performance card (to compete in the official classes). These are usually mentioned on the State Program.
Qualifying performances are as follows: Please recheck these requirements each year

  • Dressage: – You need 2 separate qualifying performances at the level you wish to compete which:
    • Were within the past 12 months (since last years State Championships)
    • You placed overall top 10
    • Have an overall dressage percentage across the two tests of these competitions over 55%
  • Show Jumping: – You need 2 separate qualifying performances at the level you wish to compete which:
    • Were within the past 12 months (since last years State Championships)
    • You placed overall top 10
    • One of these performences had a clear show jumping round
  • Eventing: – You need 2 separate qualifying performances at the level you wish to compete which:
    • Were within the past 12 months (since last years State Championships)
    • You placed overall top 10
    • Scored over 50% in the dressage and have no more than 40 XC Penalties
  • Combined Training: – You need 2 separate qualifying performances at the level you wish to compete which:
    • Were within the past 12 months (since last years State Championships)
    • You placed overall top 10
    • Scored over 50% in the dressage

 

EA (Formerly EFA)

At Mt Gravatt Pony Club, we have hosted a number of EFA one day events (ODE’s) or Events throughout the years, which was a great and stress free opportunity for riders to try their hand at a different level of competition whilst on familiar grounds. These are run a little differently to Pony Club ODE’s, to which the rules are outlined
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